Hypothalamus and Pituitary

  1. Glucocorticoids Inhibit CRH/AVP-Evoked Bursting Activity of Male Murine Anterior Pituitary Corticotrophs
    Peter J. Duncan, Joel Tabak, Peter Ruth, Richard Bertram, Michael J. Shipston
    Endocrinology, 157:3108-3121, (2016).

  2. Influence of Dynorphin on Estradiol- and Cervical Stimulation-Induced Prolactin Surges in Ovariectomized Rats
    Andrea M. Stathopoulos, Cleyde V. Helena, Ruth Cristancho-Gordo, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Richard Bertram
    Endocrine, 53:585-594, (2016).

  3. Is Bursting More Effective Than Spiking in Evoking Pituitary Hormone Secretion? A Spatiotemporal Simulation Study of Calcium and Granule Dynamics
    Alessia Tagliavini, Joel Tabak, Richard Bertram, Morten Gram Pedersen
    American Journal of Physiology, 310:E515-E525, (2016).

  4. 2015
  5. KNDy Neurons Modulate the Magnitude of the Steroid-Induced Luteinizing Hormone Surges in Ovariectomized Rats
    Cleyde V. Helena, Natalia Toporikova, Bruna Kalil, Andrea M. Stathopoulos, Veronika V. Pogrebna, Ruither O. Caolino, Janete A. Anselmo-Franci, Richard Bertram
    Endocrinology, 156:4200-4213, (2015).

  6. Large Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium (BK) Channels Promote Secretagogue-Induced Transition from Spiking to Bursting in Murine Anterior Pituitary Corticotrophs
    Peter J. Duncan, Sevgi Sengul, Joel Tabak, Peter Roth, Richard Bertram, Michael J. Shipston
    Journal of Physiology, 593:1197-1211, (2015).

  7. Mathematical Modeling in Neuroendocrinology
    Richard Bertram
    Comprehensive Physiology, 5:911-927, (2015).

  8. Direct timulatory Effects of Oxytocin in Female Rat Gonadotrophs and Somatotrophs in Vitro: Comparison with Lactotrophs
    Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Patrick A. Fletcher, Jose A. Arias-Cristancho, Ruth Cristancho-Gordo, Cleyde V. Helena, Richard Bertram, Joel Tabak
    Endocrinology, 156:600-612, (2015).

  9. 2014
  10. The Molecular Cell Biology of Anterior Pituitary Cells
    Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias and Richard Bertram
    In: Ulloa-Aguirre A., Conn P. M. (Ed.), Cellular Endocrinology in Health and Disease, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-408134-5, pp. 19-39, (2014).

  11. 2013
  12. Endocrine Cell Function and Dysfunction
    Richard Bertram
    In: Jaeger D., Jung R. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience: SpringerReference, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_349777 2013-09-03, 14:59:05 UTC, (2013).

  13. Release of Norepinephrine in the Preoptic Area Activates Anteroventral Periventricular Nucleus Neurons and Stimulates the Surge of Luteinizing Hormone
    Raphael E. Szawka, Maristela O. Poletini, Cristiane M. Leite, Marcelo P. Bernuci, Bruna Kalil, Leonardo B. D. Mendoca, Ruither O. G. Carolino, Cleyde V. V. Helena, Richard Bertram, Celso R. Franci, Janete A. Anselmo-Franci
    Endocrinology, 154:363-374, (2013).

  14. 2012
  15. Models of Electrical Activity: Calibration and Prediction Testing on the Same Cell
    Maurizio Tomaiuolo, Richard Bertram, Gareth Leng, Joel Tabak
    Biophysical Journal, 103:2021-2032, (2012).

  16. Cervical Stimulation Activates A1 and Locus Coeruleus Neurons that Project to the Paraventricular Nucleus of the Hypothalamus
    Maristela O. Poletini, De'Nise T. McKee, Raphael E. Szawka, Richard Bertram, Cleyde V. V. Helena, Marc E. Freeman
    Brain Research Bulletin, 88:566-573, (2012).

  17. Two Types of Burst Firing in Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Neurones
    Z. Chu, Maurizio Tomaiuolo, Richard Bertram, and Suzanne M. Moenter
    Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 241065-1077, (2012).

  18. 2011
  19. Fast-Activating Voltage- and Calcium-Dependent Potassium (BK) Conductance Promotes Bursting in Pituitary Cells: A Dynamic Clamp Study
    Joel Tabak, Maurizio Tomaiuolo, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Lorin S. Milexcu, Richard Bertram
    Journal of Neuroscience, 31:16855-16863, (2011).

  20. Prolactin Induces a Hyperpolarizing Current in Rat Paraventricular Oxytocinergic Neurones
    Alexandra Sirzen-Zelenskaya, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, J. Boutet de Monvel, Richard Bertram, Marc E. Freeman, U. Gerber, Marcel Egli
    Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 23:883-893, (2011).

  21. Systemic Oxytocin Induces a Prolactin Secretory Rhythm via the Pelvic Nerve in Ovariectomized Rats
    Cleyde V. Helena, Ruth Cristancho-Gordo, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Joel Tabak, Richard Bertram, Marc E. Freeman
    American Journal of Physiology, 301:R676-R681, (2011).

  22. 2010
  23. Ion Channels and Signaling in the Pituitary Gland
    Stanko S. Stojilkovic, Joel Tabak, Richard Bertram
    Endocrine Reviews, 31:845-915, (2010).

  24. Investigating Heterogeneity of Intracellular Calcium Dynamics in Anterior Pituitary Lactotrophs Using a Combined Modelling/Experimental Approach
    Maurizio Tomaiuolo, Richard Bertram, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Joel Tabak
    Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 22:1279-1289, (2010).

  25. A Tale of Two Rhythms: The Emerging Roles of Oxytocin in Rhythmic Prolactin Release
    Richard Bertram, Cleyde V. Helena, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Joel Tabak, Marc E. Freeman
    Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 22:778-784, (2010).

  26. Variations in the Response of Pituitary Lactotrophs to Oxytocin During the Rat Estrous Cycle
    Joel Tabak, Arturo E. Gonzalez-Iglesias, Natalia Toporikova, Richard Bertram, and Marc E. Freeman
    Endocrinology, 151:1806-1813, (2010).

  27. 2009
  28. The Rhythmic Secretion of Mating-Induced Prolactin Secretion is Controlled by Prolactin Acting Centrally
    Cleyde V. Helena, De'Nise McKee, Richard Bertram, Ameae M. Walker, and Marc E. Freeman
    Endocrinology, 150:3245-3251, (2009).

  29. 2008
  30. A Mathematical Model for the Actions of Activin, Inhibin, and Follistatin on Pituitary Gonadotrophs
    Richard Bertram and Yue-Xian Li
    Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 70:2211-2228, (2008).

  31. 2007
  32. Oxytocin Action at the Lactotroph is Required for Prolactin Surges in Cervically Stimulated Ovariectomized Rats
    De'Nise McKee, Maristela O. Poletini, Richard Bertram, and Marc E. Freeman
    Endocrinology, 148:4649-4657, (2007).

  33. Low Dose of Dopamine may Stimulate Prolactin Secretion by Increasing Fast Potassium Currents
    Joel Tabak, Natalia Toporikova, Marc E. Freeman, Richard Bertram
    Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 22:211-222, (2007).

  34. 2006
  35. Models of Hypothalamus
    Richard Bertram, Joel Tabak, Natalia Toporikova
    Scholarpedia, 1(12):1330, (2006).

  36. Endothelin Action on Pituitary Lactotrophs: One Receptor, Many GTP-Binding Proteins
    Richard Bertram, Joel Tabak, Natalia Toporikova, and Marc E. Freeman
    Science STKE, 2006(319):pe4, (2006).

  37. Prolactin Secretory Rhythm of Mated Rats Induced by a Single Injection of Oxytocin
    Marcel Egli, Richard Bertram, Natalia Toporikova, Michael T. Sellix, Wilfredo Blanco, and Marc E. Freeman
    American Journal of Physiology, 290:E566-E572, (2006).

  38. A Mathematical Model for the Mating-Induced Prolactin Rhythm of Female Rats
    Richard Bertram, Marcel Egli, Natalia Toporikova, and Marc E. Freeman
    American Journal of Physiology, 290:E573-E582, (2006).

  39. 2004
  40. Rhythmic Secretion of Prolactin in Rats: Action of Oxytocin Coordinated by Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide of Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Origin
    Marcel Egli, Richard Bertram, Michael T. Sellix, and Marc E. Freeman
    Endocrinology, 145:3386-3394, (2004).